Anne-Cathrine Flyen is a Master of Architecture, researcher and PhD candidate in NIKU’s Building Department. Her expertise lies in the field of technical building preservation, with a specific focus on polar cultural environments. She specializes in documenting cultural heritage sites, industrial heritage, environmental monitoring, natural and anthropogenic decay, and heritage management. She has participated in significant national and international research projects and is currently exploring the natural and anthropogenic decay of polar cultural environments in a changing climate.